NRB Day Trips -Call For Programs

Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond 2019 Call for Programs

Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond (NRB) is a program for first-year students that includes a variety of activities designed to connect new students with Rensselaer, its faculty, staff, fellow students, and the surrounding community. As we enter our sixteenth season of NRB, I would like to take the opportunity to extend an invitation to your department or organization to participate in this exciting First-Year Experience program!
We are soliciting program proposals for full-day activities that will occur on Sunday, August 25th, and day-and-a-half activities that will occur on Sunday, August 25th through Monday, August 26th.  We invite all campus departments and clubs to submit proposals. To view what was offered last year please see the list below.
If you are interested in hosting a full-day activity or a day-and-a-half activity, please fill out the online planning form no later than, March 1 2019. Details to know before completing the form are: title of activity, activity description with tentative schedule, location desired, contact person and if you are submitting a day or day-and-a-half-activity.
If you find that you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of the First-Year Experience, at extension 6864 or email at  On behalf of the OFYE, we appreciate your continued support and look forward to working with you in the near future.

Register your NRB activity today!


2018 Sunday Events

5v5 Soccer Tournament with Club Soccer
A Day in the Life of an EMT
A Flavor of Indian Fusion Dance
A Taste of A Cappella
Amateur Radio with W2SZ
Appalachian Trail Discovery
Ballroom Blitz
Beach Day/Hike with Greek Life
Becket-Chimney Corners
Build a Micro Game!
Call of Foodie
Camp Chingachgook
Camp Sloane YMCA
College Radio with WRPI
Destination Dance
Dia da Capoeira
Drumming with Heartbeat of Rensselaer
Engage, Explore, Environment!
Engineering a ChemE Car
Exploring the Martial Arts
Fanfare 2022
Flat Water Kayaking
Formula Hybrid Go-Kart Build
Hike Away in the ADK
Humans VS Zombies- Survive the Horde
Introduction to Precision Air Rifle Marksmanship
Introduction to Trebuchet Building with ASME
LARPing Experience
Lights, Camera, Action!
Mashup! A Collaborative EMPAC Experience
Outreach with RCA
Poly Press Pass
Rensselaer Outing Club Mt. Greylock Hike
Rowing with Rensselaer
RPI Flying Club: Aviation Experience
RPI Photography Club: Explore and Develop
RPI Players Experience
RPI Quidditch: Catch the Snitch!
Rugby 101
Sheer Idiocy's Improv Experience
Terra Café: Sustaining our Community
The Ultimate Game with Trudge and Strut!
UPAC's Union After Dark